The People's Food Co-op is more than your average grocery store.  It is a place to learn, gather, and have fun. Check out all these great events...


Tuesday
Oct142014

Fresh & Frozen Holiday Turkeys!

WHEN: Fresh turkey pre-orders now through November 17
 Frozen turkeys available in-store now
 
WHERE: People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
 
WHAT: Each year during the holiday season, we work hard to source the best turkeys possible for your family feasts! This year, we're offering both fresh and frozen turkeys. Fresh turkeys are available via pre-order, and frozen turkeys are available in the store today. Fresh turkey orders are due by November 17. Please call or see a cashier to pre-order your turkey. Availability is limited, so order soon!
  • Pre-order our fresh local turkeys, farm-raised in the Amish tradition by Henry at Old Home Place in La Grange, IN. His birds are fed only non-GMO feed, roam freely on the farm, and are only $3.29/lb! Fresh turkeys require a $20 nonrefundable deposit.
  • Our frozen turkeys come from Plainville Farms in New York. These birds are antibiotic-free and perfect for travelling to your holiday feast destination! Pick one up in the store for $2.49/lb today!
Saturday
Nov012014

Kalamazoo Farmers' Market!

WHEN: Saturdays (May – November), 7am-2pm | Tuesdays and Thursdays, (June - October), 7am-2pm 

 

WHERE: 1204 Bank St., Kalamazoo, 49001 

 

WHAT: People's Food Co-op is proud to manage the Kalamazoo Farmers' Market! Our purpose is to connect consumers directly to food sources through honest relationships and to support local food businesses through a vibrant market culture.


The Market is open Saturdays, May through November! Our Kalamazoo Farmers' Market Manager, Chris Broadbent, is available to answer questions. Find more information on market vendors, news, and events at the Kalamzoo Farmers' Market website.

Monday
Nov032014

PFC Board Meeting

WHEN: Monday, November 3 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm 

 

WHERE: 525 E. Kalamazoo Ave, our office building

 

WHAT: Join our Board of Directors and participate in the governance of your Co-op! 

The PFC Board will not be meeting in September because of the holiday. We'll resume regular meetings in October.

The Board normally meets the first Monday of each month. Our meetings are open to the public and all owners and community members are encouraged to attend. For more information visit the Board of Directors page.

Tuesday
Nov042014

Values Cooking Class: Cooking on a Budget!

WHEN: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm

 

WHERE: Can-Do Kitchen
511 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

 

WHAT: Join Lindsey Merkel  to create a delicious, heathful meal for a family of four for under $10! This class is a part of our Values Classes series, and includes tips for shopping on a budget, recipes, and a store tour.  

 

Come hungry! In our cooking classes, you always eat well. The class is $5 per adult; kids 12-17 come free with adult! Space is limited, so please sign up today with a friendly PFC cashier.

Monday
Nov172014

Volunteer Orientation

WHEN: Monday, November 17, 2014 from 7pm to 8pm

 

WHERE: The People's Food Co-op
507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: Volunteers are what make co-ops great, and we believe we've got some of the best volunteers in the country!  If you've applied to volunteer at People's, you'll first need to attend an orientation session, where we'll make sure you have everything you need to join our all-star team.  Please RSVP with our volunteer coordinator today!

To learn more about becoming a volunteer, check out our Help Out page.  

Wednesday
Nov192014

Owner Orientation

WHEN: Wednesday, November 19, from 7:30pm until 8:30pm 

 

WHERE: The People's Food Co-op

507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

 

WHAT: Perhaps you are a PFC owner, but you're not really sure what that means? Maybe you just became an owner and want an introduction to the store? Join us for one of our monthly owner orientations! Gain a better understanding about Co-op ownership, learn more about your Co-op, and meet other PFC owners and staff. If you are interested in joining us, please RSVP with our Volunteer Coordinator.